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Nest has made a commitment to installing 1 million smart thermostats at very little or not cost to low-income homes over the next five years. This move is part of its Power Project, which is designed to help raise...
Before Cambridge Analytica came on the radar after improperly obtaining data of millions of Facebook users, the firm was reportedly working on a digital currency. Interestingly, the cryptocurrency was apparently going to be marketed as a way to help...
For $9.95 per month, MoviePass will allow you to see one 2D movie per week (or up to four per month) in participating movie theaters (this is different from the company's previous plan, which allowed yo to see one...
Europe's GDPR privacy protections are set to go into effect on May 25th and we've gotten indication from Facebook that the company plans to comply with it. While we know that the social giant will comply, the question remains...
Cheap MacBook's don't really exist, and that's the truth. However, when there are some good deals offered by retailers, we have to point them out, especially this new deal. Best Buy is discounting of MacBook Air starts at $699.99 for...
Google Chrome's team has heard you loud and clear. Chrome will now block auto playing videos and ads with sound by default. VentureBeat notes that this was originally supposed to have been added to Chrome 64 in January, but...
Previously, Iranian government blocked messaging and social media apps such as Instagram and Telegram to "maintain peace," but it was pretty clear that it was a way to prevent protestors from communicating and documentation get anything. While Iran did...
The NBA 2K League is ready to make its way to Twitch debut. Today, it announced that Twitch will begin streaming the inaugural game on May 1st with many more to come. The platform and league have signed a...
It appears that Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will not have a single-player campaign, according to Polygon. In response to Polygon's report, Activision responded by stating: "We don’t comment on rumor and speculation. We look forward to revealing Black...
It appears that New York is taking the initiative to progress in ways to deal with cryptocurrency. The state's attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman, has sent letters to 13 virtual currency exchanges on Tuesday requesting specific disclosures about how...
FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn has announced that she will be stepping down from the commission after running strong advocacy for net neutrality. At a FCC meeting today, she shared her plans to leave the commission. She was appointed to...
Cambridge Analytica's ex-CEO, Alexander Nix, has refused to testify before the U.K. Parliament's media committee. Committee Chairman Damian Collins announced the decision a day before his scheduled appearance, though completely rejected the notion that he should be let off...
Tesla's Autopilot program has a lot of issues right now, and it goes well beyond from last months' deadly crash. The company charges $5,000 for the Autopilot's lane-keeping and advanced cruise control features. Additionally, customers are able to pay...
I don't know about you, but when I visit Walmart's website, I notice the website feeling a little dated. In a few weeks though, you might not be able to recognize the company's website because it's getting a total...
In a testimony today with a UK committee investigating the misuse of Facebook users' personal data, Brittany Kaiser, a former Cambridge Analytica employee, claimed in her spoken and written testimony that the firm used other quizzes, such as the...
We learned last year that Target had begun piloting a new service at its stores called Drive Up. The service lets customers order what they need from the Target app, pick up their purchases at a Target store and...
Following Russian's ban, Telegram will soon be losing more customers. In this case, the French government is testing an encrypted messaging app that would keep officials' data on servers located within the country. The government is worried about "potential...
At an event next week, Spotify will be announcing news about the upcoming changes to its mobile app, according to the company sent out. The event is expected to feature presentations from chief R&D Officer Gustav Söderström, vice president...
VW is serious about bringing self-parking cars it seems. The automaker has promised that vehicles in the company group (includes brands like Audi, Bentley, Porsche and Lamborghini) will come packed with autonomous parking, starting in 2020. At first, the...
In the wake of the whole Cambridge Analytica situation and Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony, the dating app Bumble is bringing more options to users for when they try to sign up. You will no longer need a Facebook account...

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